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Beaumont Site Quality Assurance Leader Job

Date: Aug 11, 2017

Location: Beaumont, TX, US

Company: BASF

Beaumont Site Quality Assurance Leader-1702095

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

At BASF, we create chemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a more sustainable future through chemistry. As the world’s leading chemical company, we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and future needs of society through science and innovation.

We provide a challenging and rewarding work environment and are always working to form the best team—especially from within, through an emphasis on lifelong learning and development.
And we are constantly striving to become an even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Best Employers in 2016. Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!

Where the Chemistry Happens…

We are seeking a Site Quality Assurance Leader. The position is based in Beaumont, TX, and reports to the QA/QC Manager located in Beaumont TX.

BASF's site along the Texas Gulf Coast. The site is a leading producer of agricultural chemicals for our Agricultural Solutions business, and is experiencing dynamic growth. The extensive regulatory requirements create a challenge to achieve, maintain and enhance world class EHS performance.

Quality Assurance Leader– Beaumont, TX

The person selected to fill this position will be the primary resource for Quality Assurance matters at the Beaumont site.

Formula for Success: You Will…
- Lead, implement and support the Quality Department activities to ensure compliance with BASF corporate safety and quality guidelines and the Site Responsible Care Management System. Lead quality risk assessments and support Quality and Responsible Care audits.
- Lead and implement continuous improvement of the BASF quality management systems used to support APT/A production activities at the site including but not limited to: data management and SAP QM.
- Support APT/A non-conformance management (NCM) program and actively participated in associated root cause failure analysis and implement corrective actions and preventative measures. Monitor and report first past quality scores for supported product lines.
- Support Management of change (MOC) process for quality related activities involving changes in raw material vendors, product assurance plans, chemical process, specification, analytical methods, etc.
- Provide support for the release of final products, generation of Certificates of Analysis. Support regulatory compliance and registration activities related to APT/A final products. Manage shelf-life stability studies for selected products. Provide technical support for the regional analytical standards program.
- Provide production assistance at BASF and Toller sites. Ensure an open and positive two-way communication interface with the production groups within BASF and at Toller facilities.


Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent

Ingredients for Success: What We Look for in You…
- Bachelor’s in Chemistry (10 years technical experience) or MS in Chemistry (7 years’ experience experience) or PhD in Chemistry (5 years technical experience)
- Experience providing analytical chemistry support in chemical manufacturing environment
- Demonstrated strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
- Demonstrated judgment in dealing with others and in dealing with technical issues of quality complience and regulatory concern.
- Demonstrated ability to lead, analyze, troubleshoot, and provide practical solutions for real world problems

Primary Location: US-TX-Beaumont
Function: QUMA - Quality Mgmt & Assurance
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: (AP)-Crop Protection

Nearest Major Market: Beaumont

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